Sandra Heidinger Director of human resources at the University of Strathclyde and chair of Universities Human Resources Skype interviews will never replicate the benefits of face-to-face meetings – I am an advocate of "no appointment without a handshake", which means a follow-up visit after any Skype interview.
However, Skype interviews are useful for enabling the employer and the employee to identify if there is enough common interest in progressing an application further – they can help both parties to rule out employment relationships that are unlikely to work.
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Yusra Mouzughi Deputy vice-chancellor (academic affairs) at Muscat University in Oman Wherever possible, Skype should only be used to get from a shortlist to a very shortlist.Work hard on eye contact and use people’s names to build rapport.Practise your body language – go for a casual confident position, not leaning forward or folded arms.From the candidate’s perspective, I’d suggest making sure you have a decent microphone so that the panel can hear you.Always have a back-up phone in case the connection goes halfway through an interview.De plus, je peux parle un peu de français alors nous puissions parler français ensemble. Meine Muttersprache ist Englisch, ich arbeite und wohne in New York City. I'm a native English speaker, living and working in New York City. Busco la oportunidad de conversar con gente espanola nativa y en cambio os puedo ayudar a perfeccionar el ingles. me encanta hablar y conocer gente nueva Hi all, I am interested in learning to speak fluently in Spanish.Like to hang out and help people with English language, motivated to learn about different cultures and interested to learn my self Spanish /Portuguese languages too. Ich suche einen Sprachpartner in NYC um mein Deutsch zu verbessern. I'm looking to improve my German with a native speaker in NYC. I am a Chemical Engineer who is passionate about other cultures. Hello, my name is Johnny, Asian, born and raised in California, US. I have studied the language for a long time but I kinda stopped learning it actively in the last couple of years.This is particularly important if people are dialling in from different locations.And always check you have really closed the call before you start talking about the candidate.Face-to-face interviews should always be arranged, particularly for senior positions, as body language, errrrms, aaahhhs and instant reactions are difficult to spot on Skype.Skype interviews work best with structured interviews in which everyone takes turns to ask the questions, as it is more difficult to manage a free-flowing informal conversation in a Skype setting.